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Table 1 Dependent variables and link functions used in Generalized Linear Mixed Models

From: The impact of unconditional child cash grant on child malnutrition and its immediate and underlying causes in five districts of the Karnali Zone, Nepal – A trend analysis

Variable Type Link function
Stunting Binary Logit
Underweight Binary Logit
Wasting Binary Logit
HAZ Continous Normal
WAZ Continous Normal
WHZ Continous Normal
‘Unimproved’ drinking water sources Binary Logit
‘Inadequate’ water treatment method Binary Logit
‘Unimproved’ sanitation facilities Binary Logit
‘Unsanitary’ disposal of children’s faeces Binary Logit
Early initiation of breastfeeding Binary Logit
Bottle feeding Binary Logit
Diarrhoea Binary Logit
Pneumonia Binary Logit
Fever Binary Logit
Sought advice Binary Logit
More fluid Binary Logit
More food# Binary Poisson
More breastfeeding Binary Logit
Deworming Binary Logit
Iodised salt Binary Logit
Household food consumption Multinomial Logit
Household dietary diversity Multinomial Logit
Household food security Multinomial Logit
Own production Binary Logit
Purchasing Binary Logit
Food aid Binary Logit
Outmigration Binary Poisson
Borrowing money Binary Logit
Selling land Binary Poisson
Selling agricultural assets Binary Poisson
Crop farming Binary Logit
Livestock farming Binary Poisson
Employment Binary Logit